Packaging, labelling & coding

Entries open for PIDA awards

03 February, 2021 | Supplied by: Australian Institute of Packaging

Entries are now open for the 2021 Australasian Packaging Innovation & Design Awards (PIDA) for Australia and New Zealand.


Sweet smart: recyclable paper packaging for Smarties

29 January, 2021

The Nestlé Smarties brand is now using recyclable paper packaging for its confectionery products worldwide.


Striking packaging for 'home-made' sauce

28 January, 2021 | Supplied by: Schur Star Systems

The Schur Star Jar Bag was used to package a new beef sauce, presenting it as a kilner-like jar of carefully prepared, home-made delicacy.


Amcor unveils three-pronged sustainability roadmap

28 January, 2021 | Supplied by: Amcor Global

Amcor is applying a three-pronged approach to achieve its goal of making all of its packaging reusable or recyclable by 2025.


Aussie Honey Gold mangoes unveil a new look

27 January, 2021

Queensland-based Piñata Farms has unveiled a new look for its specialty Honey Gold mangoes this season.


Avery Dennison rDT recycled direct thermal paper labels

27 January, 2021 | Supplied by: Avery Dennison

Avery Dennison has launched its direct thermal paper labels that contain recycled post-consumer waste.


Intelligent labels provide path to consumer trust

21 January, 2021

Connecting consumers directly with food producers through the use of smart labelling would increase trust, new research suggests.


Aussies clean up at the WorldStar Global Packaging Awards

18 January, 2021

Seven Australian companies have won in the food and beverages categories at the WorldStar Global Packaging Awards.


Changes to food allergen labelling likely for mid-Feb

18 January, 2021

The sweeping changes to the Food Code will come at a cost to the industry but will reduce the societal impact of food allergens.


Tecnovac Olympia XL semiautomatic traysealer

14 January, 2021 | Supplied by: Emrich Industries Pty Ltd

The Tecnovac Olympia XL traysealer is a multifunctional machine able to pack products in trays with a variety of different tooling configurations.


Mars and Amcor announce recyclable rice pouch

11 January, 2021 | Supplied by: Mars Food Australia

Mars Food has announced it will begin to use recyclable mono-polypropylene plastic (PP) for its microwavable rice pouches in 2021.


Tesco changes cheese packaging to reduce plastic

07 January, 2021

Tesco has announced it will change the packaging of its home brand hard cheeses, saving 260 tonnes of plastic each year.


Amcor Eco-Tite R shrink bag

06 January, 2021 | Supplied by: Amcor Global

Amcor's Eco-Tite R is a recycled, PVDC-free shrink bag for fresh and processed meat, poultry and some cheeses.


KHS Innoket Neo Flex modular labelling machine

16 December, 2020 | Supplied by: KHS Pacific Pty Ltd

The KHS Innoket Neo Flex modular labelling machine has quick-change modules that allow the device to master all standard labelling techniques.


Wine Label Directory established to protect wine exporters

15 December, 2020

A Wine Export Label Directory has been established to help wine brand owners protect their export wine labels against copycat labelling.


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